weakness


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Weakness \Weak"ness\, n.
   1. The quality or state of being weak; want of strength or
      firmness; lack of vigor; want of resolution or of moral
      strength; feebleness.
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   2. That which is a mark of lack of strength or resolution; a
      fault; a defect.
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            Many take pleasure in spreading abroad the weakness
            of an exalted character.              --Spectator.
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   Syn: Feebleness; debility; languor; imbecility; infirmness;
        infirmity; decrepitude; frailty; faintness.
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